Wed, 4 November 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from November 4, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ana and Iadarola hosting today. Tea Partier Matt Bevin has won the race for governor of Kentucky. The lack of voter turnout definitely helped Bevin claim the victory, as only 30% of voters showed up to the ballot box. John details some of Bevin’s disastrous plans for things like healthcare reform and Medicaid. It was also revealed that he lied on his LinkedIn profile about attending MIT. Video of Ted Cruz continuing to complain about “Liberals” moderating debates while wearing hunting clothes. He’s calling for only Conservative Republicans to moderate, like Hannity, Limbaugh, Levin, and Hewitt. Video of Megyn Kelly challenging Cruz on his idea to only have Republican debates be moderated by Republican journalists by asking him how this process would be vetted.
Hillary Clinton is announcing her support behind raising the minimum wage to $12, and encourages other communities to go even higher. Other Dems are in support of a $15 minimum wage, but realize that it is more feasible to get a $12 hike passed thru Congress. Republicans like Santorum and Carson are in favor of raising it at an extremely slow pace. After a car ran into a bull on the loose in Idaho, injuring the car’s passengers, the bull charged the emergency responders, forcing police to put the animal down. Upon seeing this decision, the bull’s owner got into a shootout with the cops, leading to his and his bull’s death. The 10K low level drug offenders that Obama planned to release from prison have begun to be let out and Bill O’Reilly isn’t happy about it. Video of O’Reilly saying that we should follow Singapore’s route and hang drug offenders.